[MPlayer-dev-eng] Synchronization of players in LAN
spd at shiva.cps.unizar.es
Thu Nov 20 19:18:23 CET 2003
On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 01:20:47PM +0100, Attila Kinali wrote:
> > - Use NTP to keep in sync all the computers' clocks, and trust
> > mplayer's rtc synchronisation feature.
> Mplayer does not sync against an external clock but syncs video to audio.
> RTC is only used for sleeping, nothing more. See mplayer.c:2205
> > How difficult would be to add code so all the player synchronise
> > using the LAN? Or should I use some external clock connected to
> > all serial ports? Or use a totally different approach?
> You'd have to change mplayers sync code to sync against the system
> clock (or anyother external source) instead of audio.
I will read the source; I hope it won't be too difficult
to implement that.
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